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Sexual assault victimization is a pervasive issue affecting one in four college women. This staggering statistic causes concern for universities across the country to protect students and encourage victimization

Sexual assault victimization is a pervasive issue affecting one in four college women. This staggering statistic causes concern for universities across the country to protect students and encourage victimization reporting. Yet little known about college women’s reporting behaviors and what influences the decision to report. Previous research has established possible reasons influencing reporting behaviors such as fear of retaliation, shame, guilt, and not viewing the incident as a crime.

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  • 2019
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    • Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2019
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      thesis
    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 53-59)
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    • Field of study: Criminology and criminal justice

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    by Kayleigh Stanek

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